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Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner

University of Miami

12 months
Duration
29600 USD/year
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About

The Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Program at University of Miami is designed to prepare nurses to care for patients who are acutely and critically ill across the continuum of acute care services. Students gain a strong background in advanced assessment, therapeutics, and technology.

Overview

Key facts

Emphasis is placed on integrating didactic knowledge with patient management and advanced technical skills.

The Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Program at University of Miami offers a broad preparation in the management of acutely and critically ill patients with additional opportunities to concentrate on populations of special interest. With a strong emphasis on research and evidence-based practice, students follow a curriculum that includes theoretical content and guided clinical experiences that emphasize holistic patient care and a collaborative, interprofessional team approach. For their practicum experiences, students are paired with acute care nurse practitioners, physicians or collaborative teams.

Mission

The mission of the MSN program is to educate students and support faculty committed to excellence in the art and science of nursing and health care studies through creating and disseminating health knowledge and developing culturally competent leaders to provide safe service to our community, the nation, and the world.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Advanced Pharmacology
  • Adult Gerontology Acute Care 
  • Physiology/Pathophysiology for Advanced Practice Nursing
  • Advanced Health Assessment and Diagnostic Reasoning
  • Concepts in Advanced Practice Nursing
  • Diagnostics and Nursing Interventions for Acute Care Nursing
  • Professionalism in Advanced Practice Nursing
  • Research Methods and Evidence-Based Practice

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 30 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

37 SCH

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GRE admission requirements GRE®
Required

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Degree in nursing from a NLN or CCNE accredited program is preferred. 
  • Registered nurses with a Bachelor’s degree in other relevant science fields may be considered.
  • Official transcripts for each institution attended must be mailed from the issuing institution’s Registrar directly to NursingCAS. NursingCAS cannot process transcripts that are stamped “Issued to Student.”  To expedite the process be sure to include the Transcript Request Form from the “Colleges Attended” section in “Academic History.”
  • Applicants are required to list all institutions attended in the “Colleges Attended” section under “Academic History” even if no degree was awarded.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    29600 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14800 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • National

    29600 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14800 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • Part-time Tuition per semester: $8,800

Living costs for Miami

1508 - 2603 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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